Bourtange 2011

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Mrs. Woodrington
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Bourtange 2011

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After some frustrating times with Picasa, I finally managed to get the photos of the Bourtange weekend online! There are 3 links:

For pics of both the main battles:
http://picasaweb.google.com/elliewout16 ... 011Battles

For pics of the goings on in town and the raid on the washerwomen:
http://picasaweb.google.com/elliewout16 ... 2011InTown

And a seperate album with portraits... you might be in there!:
http://picasaweb.google.com/elliewout16 ... 1Portraits

Hope you enjoy them! (if you've got a few moments left... ;-)

Cheers, Ellie

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Great pics again Ellie!

Greenthings,

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Good stuff Ellie :thumbup:
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Great pictures. Are you allowed to take the camera onto the field? If not, that's a mighty zoom lense!

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200 mm... sufficent for most occassions. This battlefield isn't that big, and it was no problem doing this from behind the barriere. Got a 500 mm since last year Grolle for 'larger fields' :-)

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And in answer to the 1st part of the question. In the Netherlands ,, yes . If your peroid clothing is good ,
your are `safe` eg, an experienced re enactor , and discrete ,, and are known for taking good photos.
You made be offered a pass to go on the field ,, See Ellies post down this page about Grolle :-)
And if you want to see some paintings in oil with a camara ,, ask her to post a link of her 1600 dance
photos . Next to Buckets coat ,, those photos are the best :-)

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